Scampi was rescued on 22nd January 2021
Scampi, a female grey seal pup, was rescued on 22nd January 2021 from Carbis Bay beach by marine mammal medics from the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR).

She was rescued due to having intermittent breathing, infected nail beds on her front flippers and some mottling in her right eye.

Photo Credit : Alison Davey - BDMLR
Scampi - Alison Davey - BDMLR
Scampi The pup is now recovering in the Sanctuary´s hospital whilst she rests, recovers and is medically treated by the team to help heal her ailments.

A huge thank you to Kerri who sponsored this little lady and chose her fantastic name!
Update - 19th April 2021 : Following the surgery to remove her eye, Scampi was doing really well in a hospital pen, being monitored by the team and having regular wound cleans to ensure it heals properly.

She has now been moved to nursery pool number 4 on her own to enable her to dive for her food and swim around some more which will aid her recovery, while limiting any risk of stress from other pups as she heals. Her wound is still being cleaned daily to ensure a smooth recovery and she is doing so well, back to her usual behaviour which is great to see.
Scampi Once Scampi is feeling better, she can have a pool mate in the nursery pools to socialise and compete for her food, after which she can be moved to the larger rehabilitation pool. She currently weighs 34.5kgs.

Flipper tag ID number is SL134 (green).

Click here to see a larger version of this and a further photo were taken on 17th April 2021.
Update : 30th April 2021 - Scampi along with Brûlée Crème, Dumpling, Halloumi and Kipper have completed their rehabilitation and the time came for them to be released back into the wild from Dollar Cove on 30th April 2021.

Click here to watch a short video of the seal release.
Seal Release - 30th April 2021